Maine Job Growth
There were 597,400 jobs in Maine in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 657,828 employed persons for the month. Maine lost 400 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,027 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Maine job growth compared to other states.
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Maine Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Maine as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in Maine
CES employment peaked in February 2008 for Maine at 621,000. Since then 23,600 jobs have been lost in Maine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 591,500 in August 2010, Maine has gained 5,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Maine reached a maximum of 670,355 in December 2006. 12,527 jobs have been lost in Maine since then according to the household survey. From a November 2009 low of 638,546, Maine has added 19,282 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Maine Employment History